CCS Whole Child Model

CA Children’s Services and the Whole Child Model

Click Here to Download The Fact Sheets:
Phase II Fact Sheet (Partnership HealthPlan)  English – What is the Whole Child Model?
Phase II Fact Sheet Spanish – ¿Qué es el Modelo del Niño en su Totalidad?

Phase III Fact Sheet (CalOptima) English 
Phase III Fact Sheet Spanish
Phase III Fact Sheet Vietnamese
Phase III Fact Sheet Korean

Glossary of Whole Child Model Terms
Glosario de términos del Modelo del Niño en su Totalidad

SB 586 Protections
Protecciones de SB 586

“What is the Whole Child Model?” Webinar Recording (4/17/19)
“What is the Whole Child Model?” Webinar Slides

If your child is covered by both California Children’s Services (CCS) and Medi-Cal, their CCS benefits will be administered differently under the Whole Child Model if you live in one of the following 21 Whole Child Model Counties:

Phase I (July 1, 2018): Merced, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo
Phase II (January 1, 2019): Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Napa, Siskiyou, Shasta, Solano, Sonoma, Trinity, Yolo
Phase III (July 1, 2019): Orange

This means that your Medi-Cal managed care plan will now authorize and pay for services related to your child’s CCS -qualifying condition. This includes things like appointments, services, and treatments with your child’s specialists, prescription medications, and durable medical equipment (DME).

Questions about the Whole Child Model?
Contact Ali Barclay, Whole Child Model Project Manager
Whole Child Model Phoneline (Toll Free): 888-387-0393

More Whole Child Model Resources:
Senate Bill 586
DHCS Whole Child Model Webpage
Frequently Asked Questions about the Whole Child Model
Counties Transitioning to the Whole Child Model

Beneficiary Notices:
90-Day Notice
60-Day Notice
30-Day Notice

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